Credit: © Mark Wade
Location used for release and launch of balloon-launched Kappa sounding rockets in 1961.
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Longitude: 141.3694 deg.
Latitude: 40.7034 deg.
Kappa The Kappa series represented Japan's first large post-war indigenously-developed sounding rockets. They led eventually to the Lambda and Mu solid rocket satellite launchers. More...
Associated Launch Vehicles
Kappa 4 Japanese sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Kappa 4 Booster + 1 x Kappa 4 More...
Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
ISAS Japanese agency overseeing development of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Japan. More...
McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.
1961 June 18 -
04:35 GMT - .
. LV Family
. Launch Vehicle
: Kappa 4
. LV Configuration
: Kappa 4 K-4-2.
- Sigma 4 Rockoon Chemical release mission - .
Nation: Japan. Agency: ISAS. Apogee: 105 km (65 mi).
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